Caring for Pet Fish

A young boy looking at an orange fish in an aquarium.
An aquarium is a wonderful addition to your home. Although pet fish are not very cuddly, they are soothing to watch and most are very easy to care for. Just regular feeding and tank cleaning is generally required for a healthy biosystem.

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March 17, 2015

I bought a pair of white sharks around 7 months ago. They were eating properly, but suddenly last week they stopped eating properly. They swim around, but don't notice the food. I have 10 more fish in my tank and I bought them at the same time. Please help!

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Feed them frozen krill cut into chunks

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April 17, 2012

This page is about caring for betta fish. Some of the prettiest fresh water fish, Bettas don't require as much special treatment as you may think.

A blue betta or Siamese fighting Fish.

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August 10, 2011

This is a page about caring for goldfish. Goldfish make great pets, they are beautiful and fun to watch. Whether you're planning on getting a goldfish or you already have one, it is important to understand the proper way to care for them.


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January 24, 2020

Learning the best way to care for your Platy fish will require some research. The tank temperature and fish population needs to be monitored for healthy fish.

Two tropical fish swimming in a tank.

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April 8, 2016

This is a page about caring for baby fish. Caring for baby fish is part of the joy of raising fish as pets, but sometimes they come as a surprise and you must act quickly.

Adult and juvenile guppy with aquatic plants against black background

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August 3, 2013

This is a page about caring for pond fish. Watching the fish swim lazily in your backyard pond is a very relaxing, enjoyable pastime. Proper care and feeding of your pond fish is easy to do.

Pond Fish

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